• LUMS Annual Conference on Courts & Politics in Pakistan

  • Lecture by Justice (R) Nasir Aslam Zahid

  • WELCOME MESSAGE

    Prof. Dr. Martin Wilhelm Lau

    Dean & Professor of Law

    Welcome to the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law!

    It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to SAHSOL as its first Dean and Professor of Law. My appointment as Dean forms part of SAHSOL’s ambitious programme of growth and expansion in teaching, research and professional training and development. Founded as the Department of Law and Policy in 2004, the Read more

  • Chief Justice, Lahore High Court Delivers Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture at SAHSOL

    As part of the sesquicentennial anniversary celebrations of the Lahore High Court, the Honourable Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Chief Justice, Lahore High Court, delivered the Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture at the Asifa-Irfan Moot Court at Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) on December 1, 2016.

    The programme included a recitation from the Holy Quran by Dr. Faiza Ismail, Read more

  • Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture Delivered By Prof. Dr. Shaheen Sardar Ali

  • LUMS-HBL 6th National Moot Court Competition 2017 Held at LUMS

    The 6th LUMS-HBL National Moot Court Competition 2017 was hosted by the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) and the LUMS Law & Politics Society in association with Habib Bank Limited (HBL) from April 6-9, 2017.

    Ten teams from top law colleges of the country - Pakistan College of Law, Quaid-e-Azam Law College, SZABIST, University College Lahore, Premier Law College, Gujranwala Read more

  • Dean Martin Lau Hosts Welcome Tea for BA/LL.B Students

News

  • SAHSOL Holds Annual Career Fair and Networking Dinner

    The Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law hosted its Annual Career Fair and Networking Dinner on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The event this year comprised of two sessions: An Introduction to Legal Practice in the Asifa-Irfan Moot Court Room, followed by the Networking Dinner at the Executive Dining Hall... Read more

  • 1st LUMS International Moot Court Competition Held at SAHSOL

    The Law and Politics Society held the 1st HBL LUMS International Moot Court Competition in collaboration with the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law from April 5-8, 2018. Fourteen teams from across the globe competed fiercely to qualify for the finals, where eventually the teams of Kinnaird College... Read more

  • SAHSOL Students Meet the Chief Justice of Pakistan

    A delegation of 26 final-year BA/LLB (Hons.) students of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law at Lahore University of Management Sciences, accompanied by Mian Zafar Iqbal Kalanauri, Adjunct Faculty, and Prof. Dr. Martin Lau, Dean, called on the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar as... Read more

  • LUMS Law Alumni Association Conducts First Annual Lecture

    The LUMS Law Alumni Association (LLAA) conducted its First Annual Lecture on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The lecture was delivered by Justice (Retired) Nasir Aslam Zahid. Justice Nasir Aslam Zahid was born in Mussoorie, near Delhi, British India, obtained his BA from Government College, Lahore, went... Read more

  • SHAIKH AHMAD HASSAN SCHOOL OF LAW ANNUAL CAREER FAIR 2018

    The LUMS Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL), in collaboration with the Career Services Office (CSO), will hold its Annual Career Fair, as per the following schedule: Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm Venue: Asifa- Irfan Moot Court Room, SAHSOL Building, LUMS This year’s... Read more

  • MGSHSS and SAHSOL Organise the LUMS Annual Conference 2018

    Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) and Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) jointly organised the LUMS Annual Conference 2018 on March 14 -15, 2018, titled, Courts and Politics in Pakistan. The two-day event focused on the crucial and controversial... Read more

  • Prof. Ben Boer and Prof. Qin Tianbao Deliver Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture

    Prof. Ben Boer and Prof. Qin Tianbao, Research Institute of  Environmental Law, University of Wuhan, delivered the Khalid Ishaque Distinguished Lecture, “Implementing the Environmental Rule of Law: Principles and Practice” at the Asifa Irfan Moot Court Room, Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law... Read more

  • LUMS Law Journal: Call for Papers

    LUMS Law Journal (LLJ) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its fifth volume. LLJ is a peer-reviewed publication of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), available at https://sahsol.lums.edu.pk/law-journal/volume-1-editors-note. The primary... Read more

  • SAHSOL Faculty Presents Paper at Exeter University

    Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) faculty, Dr. Zubair Abbasi presented a paper titled ‘Regulation of Sex Under Islamic Law: Judicial Application of Hudood Laws in Pakistan' at the Governance and Violence in Islamic Law Workshop held at the University of Exeter, UK on November 24, 2017... Read more

  • LUMS Law Student Sana Naeem Wins the Rhodes Scholarship 2018

    LUMS Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Sana Naeem, Class of 2018 has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Only one Pakistani student is selected by the Rhodes Trust for the scholarship each year, which enables the recipient to study the subject of their choice at... Read more

Spirit of LUMS

BA-LL.B (Honors)

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The unique five-year joint BA-LL.B is designed for students seeking a challenging, rigorous, interdisciplinary exposure to law and related vital disciplines. Furthermore, while the focal point is the Pakistani legal system, the teaching methodology encompasses a critical, comparative approach in order to broaden perspectives and sharpen analytical skills of the students. Additionally, the ambit of studies is not just laws as they exist and operate, but also how policy impacts laws, and how law and policy interplay.

* The medium of instruction at LUMS is English for all degree programmes offered. Assessments are accepted in English only.

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Faculty In focus

  • Zubair Abbasi

    Assistant Professor

    Zubair Abbasi completed his doctorate at the Faculty of Law, Oxford University. The focus of his doctoral thesis was on the transplantation of the English legal system in colonial India and the interaction between Islamic law (Fiqh) and English law in this process. He conducted a case study of the developments in Islamic waqf law under the British legal system by analysing the jurisprudence developed in the judgments of the Judicial Committee...

  • Uzair Kayani

    Visiting Assistant Professor

    Uzair teaches Torts, Commercial Law, and Law & Economics. Tort liability distributes the costs of social and economic harms to those parties that can best prevent, bear, or insure against them. Commercial law sets default rules for market exchange (sales, negotiable instruments, and securities), and market participants (partnerships, corporations, and hybrid forms). Economic analysis of law applies microeconomic insights (primarily price...

  • Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Associate Professor

    Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington....

  • Sadaf Aziz

    Assistant Professor

    Sadaf Aziz is Assistant Professor at the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law. One of the School of Law’s founding faculty members, she has taught in the areas of Jurisprudence and Labour Law. Her research focuses on issues such as the interplay between Islamic and secular legality, the political impact of rule of law narratives and is broadly situated within the field of law and society.  Her book, The Pakistani Constitution; A...

  • Muhammad Azeem

    Assistant Professor

    I was born and raised in the industrial and working class city of Lyallpur (Faisalabad). I obtained a B.Sc.  Electrical Engineering, from the Univ. of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. Being involved in activism against child labour at the time, I became impressed by the media writings of Asma Jahangir and others. I switched tracks, started writing in the media and completed an LLB, at the University of the...

  • Marva Khan

    Teaching Fellow

    Marva Khan holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, prior to which she completed her B.A.-LL.B from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. During the course of her LL.B program, she worked as a Research Associate and, along with a group of her peers, started the LUMS Law Journal (LLJ) in 2013, and has been associated with the LLJ since then.  After graduating and completing her research contract, she...

  • Khyzar Hussain

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Hussain holds a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University. He has earned an LL.M in American Legal Systems from Michigan State University College of Law; and, an LL.M in Business and Finance Law from The George Washington University Law School. Khyzar also holds an LL.B. from the University of London through its International Program, and a B.A. from the University of Peshawar. He received his early education is from Cadet College...

  • Hassan Emaduddin Ansari

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Emad Ansari has joined us as Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL).Emad holds Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees from the University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He also completed his undergraduate study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While there, he was recognized for his teaching as a Graduate Instructor;...

  • Faiza

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Faiza Ismail has joined LUMS as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL)....

Alumni Stories

  • LUMS Alumna Receives Full Tuition Scholarship at Warwick

    LUMS Alumna, Shanza Faiq, B.A-L.L.B., Class of 2016 has received a full tuition scholarship to pursue an L.L.M. in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick. Along with this she has also been shortlisted for the Fulbright Scholarship. Shanza has...

  • LUMS Alumnus Ahsan Hassan Receives Acceptance From Top Law Schools In The World

    Ahsan Hassan Usmani, LUMS National Outreach Programme (NOP) scholar (BA-LL.B 2014) has received acceptance from two of the top Law Schools in the world i.e. Durham University and University of Melbourne for the LL.M. programme. Ahsan is one of the highest paid alumni in his class and is...

  • SAHSOL Student Qualifies PMS Exam

    A large number of LUMS students aspire to join the civil services. Recently, a Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Malik Muhammad Danish (17090031, Law Major 2012-2017), has qualified the combined competitive examination for Provincial Management Services (PMS) 2015-16 organised by...

  • LUMS Law Alumna Sana Warraich to Join Harvard Law School on Fulbright Scholarship

    Sana Warraich, a LUMS law alumna will be joining Harvard Law School LL.M. programme on a Fulbright Scholarship this fall. The Fulbright is a programme of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange founded by US Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946. The US government...

  • LUMS Law Alumna to Join Yale Law School

    Maham Naweed, a LUMS law alumna has been accepted into the Yale Law School LL.M programme. The LL.M programme at Yale Law School is highly selective and only 20-25 students from around the globe get admitted.Maham graduated from the Sheikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) in 2015. She is...

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